mesa

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See also: Mesa and mésá

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

First attested 1759, from Spanish mesa ‎(table), from Latin mēnsa.

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Noun[edit]

mesa ‎(plural mesas)

  1. Flat area of land or plateau higher than other land, with one or more clifflike edges
    A few more miles of hot sand and gravel and red stone brought us around a low mesa to the Little Colorado.
    • 2013 November 27, John Grotzinger, “The world of Mars [print version: International Herald Tribune Magazine, 2013, p. 36]”[1], The New York Times:
      Those multitoned buttes and mesas [of the Grand Canyon], and that incandescent sequence of colorful bands that make one of the natural wonders of the world so grand, can also be found over 100 million miles away [on Mars].

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mēnsa.

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Noun[edit]

mesa f ‎(plural meses)

  1. table

Chamicuro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish mesa.

Noun[edit]

mesa

  1. table

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mēnsa.

Noun[edit]

mesa f ‎(plural mesas)

  1. table
  2. all items set on a table for a meal
  3. board; directors of an organization

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mēsa

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌴𐍃𐌰

Kituba[edit]

Noun[edit]

mesa

  1. table

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mesa f (4 declension)

  1. (Christianity) mass

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Pali[edit]

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mesa m

  1. ram

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Portuguese[edit]

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mesa

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese mesa ‎(table), from Vulgar Latin mesa, from Latin mēnsa ‎(table).

Cognate with Galician mesa, Spanish mesa, French moise, Italian mensa and Romanian masă.

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Noun[edit]

mesa f (plural mesas)

  1. table (item of furniture)
    José, põe a mesa, por favor.
    José, please set the table.
  2. table (used as a reference)
    • 2015, Neil Gaiman, Os filhos de Anansi, Editora Intrinseca, ISBN 9788580577006, page 6:
      Cumprimentou-as tocando a aba do chapéu — pois ele usava chapéu, um fedora verde imaculado, além de luvas cor de lima —, e em seguida caminhou até a mesa onde estavam as mulheres, que deram risada.
  3. meal, food
    Portugal tem boa mesa e bom vinho.
    Portugal has good food and good wine.
  4. (geography) mesa
  5. board (a committee)

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:mesa.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mēnsa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mesa f ‎(plural mesas)

  1. table
  2. mesa

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish mesa ‎(table).

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Noun[edit]

mesa

  1. table

Synonyms[edit]

  • la mesa: often used interchangeably with mesa